How does a prickly pear reproduce?

Answer Prickly pear cactus can reproduce by seed, root division and by cuttings from the paddles being individually rooted.

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Uses for Prickly Pear Cactus?

Prickly pears constitute a large and diverse group of cacti. In fact, the name can refer to virtually any member of the genus Opuntia. Opuntia is the largest genus in the cactus family and possesse... Read More »

How to How to Eat Prickly Pear Cactus?

Prickly pear cactus has been a staple of the Mexican and Central American diet for thousands of years. In parts of the U.S. it has been gaining popularity as an exotic, gourmet and healthy addition... Read More »

How can the prickly pear cactus be used?

Prickly pear cactus [Opuntia spp] can be used for artistic purposes, as models for paintings and pottery. It can be used for conservation of soil and of water. Its roots feed the underground soil f... Read More »

How to Clean Prickly Pear Skeletons?

Prickly pear cacti are members of Opuntia genus of cacti and are common throughout deserts in North America. The cactus skeletons are made of large, fleshy pads that are pocked with spiny chollas. ... Read More »